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Software Engineer - Backend






San Mateo, CA, US


At Owler, you will have the chance to build products that millions of business professionals, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, use every day. As a backend engineer, your contributions will power the systems that allow the Owler community to get the most comprehensive and accurate business information available.

Since 2015, our active user base has grown from 5000 to 2.2M, and we are funded and backed by top Silicon Valley VCs including Norwest Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures and Jim Fowler.

What will I be doing?

As a member of the engineering team you will:

  • Maintain, and improve existing data structures. Design and implement new data storage solutions.
  • Manage cutting edge technologies to improve legacy applications.
  • Research, evaluate and analyze technical and design requirements to optimize for scalability and high availability.
  • Work with a large arsenal of technologies such as Golang, MongoDB, Redis and Solr.
  • Collaborate and work in a team with product managers and engineers to solve problems for millions of users.

What skills/experience do I need?

  • 2+ years of industry experience in a backend engineering role.
  • Experience working within a microservices infrastructure.
  • Ability to demonstrate the impact of your work on the product and/or team.
  • Experience with one or more technologies we use in our stack is a plus.
  • Ability to work on a team with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Track record of being a strong collaborator and communicator.


  • Full Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • General Stock Options / Equity
  • Flexible Vacation Time
  • Standing Desks
  • Thursday lunch on us

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